# Postman with Newman & Jenkins

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We can integrate Postman with Newman and Jenkins. Newman is used to verify and execute a Collection. To integrate Newman and Jenkins, we have to follow the below steps −

Step1 − We have to complete the installation and configuration of Jenkins. The steps to perform this task is discussed in details in the below link −

https://www.tutorialspoint.com/jenkins/jenkins_installation.htm

Step2 − We have to install npm and Nodejs. For installation of Nodejs can be done from the below link −

Step4 − We have to install Newman with the help of the command: npm install -g newman.

Step5 − Open Terminal, navigate to the directory where the Collection is stored. Then run the command: newman run <"file name">. (The file name should always be in inverted quotes).

Step6 − Once Jenkins is up and running, it provides an interface: https://localhost:8080. Then click on New Item in the top left corner of the Postman application.

Step7 − Choose the option Freestyle Project, enter a project name then click on the OK button.

Step8 − Click on the Source Code Management tab and move to the Build section. Select the option Execute shell from the Add build step up dropdown.

Step9 − Add the below command in the Execute Shell edit box under the Build tab.

newman run <file name> --supress-exit-code 1

The exit code means that Newman execution shall get stopped if any errors are encountered. Finally click on Save.

Step10 − Click on Build Now from the left of the Jenkins application.

Step11 − After the Build has completed, click on the Console Output link in the sidebar from the Build details screen to get the details of the Newman output.

Published on 25-Jun-2021 13:14:57